Noise at work

Toxic dust and behavioural change

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Video warns industry of irreparable hearing damage

A new video aimed to raise awareness of the life-changing consqeuences of hearing damage has been released by Honeywell. Take […] Read More

42% increase in hand arm vibration non-compliance, says report

Building Safety Group, the UK’s largest construction safety group, has reported a 42% rise in the number of ‘Hand Arm […] Read More

£250,000 fine for hand arm vibration syndrome

A council has been fined £250,000 after a worker was diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome. The worker was left […] Read More

Suspended jail sentences for health and safety ‘ticking time bomb’

A judge in Swansea has told a company’s director and three managers that their company was “a ticking time bomb […] Read More

Four ways to improve hearing protection in oil and gas

In the oil and gas industry, hearing protection struggles to command the same level of attention from the workforce as […] Read More

Reactec speed workshops at Safety & Health Expo

Speed workshops are being held on the Reactec stand at Safety & Health Expo this week at the ExCeL exhibition centre […] Read More

Writing a sound masking specification

By Niklas Moeller High percentages of open plan space, low partitions and movable walls are just a few of the […] Read More

Acoustical challenges in green buildings

Niklas Moeller, Vice-President of K.R. Moeller Associates Ltd, looks at the ways in which we can make our work environments […] Read More

Achieving effective acoustics in the workplace

Research indicates that poor acoustics negatively affect employees’ productivity, stress levels and morale. For example, a study conducted by Finland’s […] Read More